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Healthy Ageing: Creative socializing and happy hours instead of social isolation

Whilst undertaking precautionary measures and abiding by the health recommendations, the Centre for Healthy Ageing in the Novi Grad Municipality of Sarajevo has become a place where hundreds of the…  


Together for the community: A more transparent access to information for a better life of citizens in local communities

Regional Programme on Local Democracy in the Western Balkans (ReLOaD), for the purpose of improving communication between citizens and their public administrations, in the final stage of the four-year…  


Bearable Isolation in a Retrofitted Building

The cheerful group of creatives in Sarajevo's Gerontological Center tells us that "Ms. Corona" has not ruined their mood. As they drink their morning coffee, their arts club discusses ways how to…  


UNDP's Go Green Initiative

UNDP’ Go Green initiative brings together municipalities to help the fight against climate change by planting trees.  


Zenica's Mechanical Engineering Students Use 3D Printers To Innovate Prosthetics for Disabled War Veterans

Living with a prosthetic leg is hard. "Once it starts pinching, it simply can't be worn anymore" says Zenica-born Zahid Bjeloglavić. This is why they are always looking for innovations. Maybe a…  


„New normal“: EU supports civil society organizations in BiH in assisting the most vulnerable ones during the pandemic

More than 50,000 people will benefit from projects supported by the European Union through the ReLOaD program and implemented by civil society organizations.  


Clean Air in Sarajevo: Painful but Profitable Investments

Since last summer, the building of the Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering in Sarajevo has seen thermal insulation of around 6,000 square meters of facade segments, renovation of around…  


Can tourism survive a post-COVID world?

In recent years, tourism has been recognized for its potential to drive the economy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and to bring development especially to remote rural areas. Coronavirus has paused that…  


From baby steps to living on his own

As he awaits the start of the second academic year, 22-year-old Azer Ćatović spends his summer break doing running training sessions, reading, and taking walks. Ahead of him is a lot more learning and…  


Ready for Back-to-School, Back-to-Art

Now that its facade is painted in cheerful yellow, the Music School building stands out at the corner of two mostly gray Sarajevan streets. With a new look, it's ready for the return of pupils and…  

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